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is five foot 3 with bronx brown hair. >>> this is the thyme where skiers go to the slopes. and it comes a day after a man was caught in an avalanche. 49-year-old steven anderson was buried for five hours and pie the time they reached him, it was too late. >> they didn't find him and he was at the bottom of the cliff instead of at the top. >> several people were looking and they say the risk for more avalanches is considerable in the next 48 hours. now a member of the ski patrol is in critical condition after being caught in an avalanche there. they threw a roll and the avalanche broke much higher and wider than expected. one person was covered for 8 minutes, he was recovered and taken to the hospital. the area is now closed to the public. >>> snow is expected over the interstate 80 corridor in the afternoon. right now chains are required son other powerful state routes. >>> a storm could bring dangerous tornadoes in the u.s. thunderstorms are in east texas to florida. freezing rain is expected in oklahoma and a blizzard is out on the runway. >> typically when we start clearing it is a c
. >> and governor brown wants to change the way school districts take and spend money. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. . >>> welcome back and new this morning, you may call it a holiday miracle, a county man was found alive after being stranded in the wilderness for five-days. he set out for a hike in the national forest one week ago but he spent three nights in attend purchase he finally found a carbon and broke into it. if heed not broken into that cabin he would not have survived. >>> 5,000 people were expelled due to sexual abuse. the at it do foes from 1991. bay areas include piedmont and -- include piedmont and san rafael and they accused them of f
toys courtesy of mother browns dining room. there were enough toys for 2000 children. the same number given out last year. if you're thinking these are very happy children today, you would be right. >> i got a mars robot. >> what do you think? >> i like it. >> what are you going to do with it? >> i'm going to make it beat up my other toys. >> merry christmas. >> merry christmas to you. >> reporter: those are perhaps our favorite interviews of the year. the glide toy give away begins tomorrow morning at 9:00. reporting live in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >> new figures show the state's jobless rate dipped into the single digits last month. the unemployment rate for november fell to 9.8%. that's down from 10.1% in october. the jobless rate hasn't been this low since january of 2009 when the rate was 9.7. most economists have predicted that california's unemployment rate would remain in the double digits through next year. >>> the unemployment rates in the nine bay area counties are lower than the state average. in some counties much lower. the highest jobless rate rema
the charlie brown school of dance, a lot of his funny videos. ♪ >> hi, there. owen here with a special holiday greeting. >> this time with a very special message. >> in this impersonal world of gentleman flashg h gentleman-of--o generic holiday? that's why i made this holiday greeting just for you and only you, beth troutman. [ laughter ] >> so this is, like, a form letter via video. >> i'm sure you have strong opinions about the election, and the olympics and hurricane sandy, but i'm not just saying that because you're on tv. it's hard to believe i've been seeing you since -- >> i think that might be my favorite one. it's hard to believe i vb seen you since- haven't met yet. >> so explaino me how th does owen get a request and then fills in the blanks? how is this working? >> how's life for you with your job at "right this minute"? great, i hope. >> i think he did this just for us. in a beautifully funny only in the way owen weber can do it kind of way. >> so take care of yourself this coming year, and, please, give my warmest regards to nick, steven, gayle and christian. >> happy holidays. >
. a woman inside of this car, her name is kimberly brown, actually spoke to jim about this experience. >> we thought it would be behind us but we got caught up in the middle of it and the car swirled, literally swirled and we could hear crashes. >> they were caught in a rain-wrapped tornado. visibility was nonexistent. >> what was the first thing you saw that was problematic? >> well, blinding rain, we couldn't see anything and then everything started turning. >> she went directly to the store and bought herself a handful of lottery tickets, right? you don't get much luckier than that. >> jim said he had a radar system on his ipad that showed a base velocity image so he knew half a mile up the road this tornado was touching down. as he came upon this car he saw where the tornado had just been and knew these people were incredibly lucky. >> those trees look like toothpicks that have just been broken in half like nothing, like a giant just stepped on them. >> toward the end of the video you see people out with chain saws trying to clear this debris and get these folks out of there. >>> we've g
whether it was injured or not, but these brown pelicans are native to the south and it's believed that hurricane sandy blew several of these pelicans to the rhode island area where they're not supposed to be. it's believed that they had a very long traumatizing journey. they shoot a net at it. . >> got him. >> and it falls into the water. >> i thought that was an air horn they were carrying. >> but then they go at it with a net, they completely miss it. [ bleep ]. >> so as they're trying to pull this off, one of the guys falls off. [ bleep ]. >> the pelican is still in the water, wrapped up in the net they threw at it. this guy has to go pick up his buddy. >> get on the boat. get on the ski. grab the back. you have to climb straight on the back. >> i'm feeling like this pelican might have been better off without these two guys. >> there he is. left left. no. get him. get him. >> all right dude. >> do they wind up saving this pelican? >> well after a lot of fighting, they are able to get the pelican on the jet ski. they comfort it. >> hey buddy. we're not going to hurt you. not goi
." >> christmas is snoopy. charlie brown >> christmas fun from harding academy. a little lip syncing. different rooms in the school, chemistry labs, the gym. it's kind of one of those cool one-shot deals. this one is going viral. one of the cool things about this video, they really did this in about an hour. >> i'm sure the planning weren't on for longer than that. to do it in an hour, that's amazing. >> my favorite part, a student singing sandy williams, the most wonderful time of the year. ♪ the most wonderful time of the year ♪ >> he was actually on season ten of "american idol." that's jalen harris. >> he should have just sang himself. >> you can see they just had so much fun. the guy whose idea it was adam gillespie. the local news program did a story. >> it made me smile. >> the guy on the video. >> we would line up with our friends in the hallway and wait for the camera and wave. >> figure out who the elf is and who that character is from and what movie that is. >> a nice little hello to christmas movies. >> i like it. ♪ it's the most wonderful time ♪ ♪ of the year. >> you'd th
. >>> governor brown used the holidays to issue pardons to some felons. being able to serve on a jury and in some cases the ability to own firearms. all of the people pardoned by governor brown have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity. most of the pardons had to do with drug charges but some included crimes such as grand theft, dui and burglary. >>> ten days after the tragedy in connecticut, hundreds come together to pay their respects to the victims this christmas eve. the memorial is still growing at sandy hook. >> some of the gifts that i had i second guessed so now i'm changing stuff. >> why retailers say this holiday shopping season is different from year's past. >>> give ktvu news to go. download the ktvu app, click the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live on our mobile device. >>> continuing coverage on the tragedy in newtown. it has been ten days since the shooting in the sandy hook community of connecticut and on christmas eve the entire nation is feeling for those who lost loved ones that day. visitors paid their respects
this because they can get away with it. >> reporter: marvin brown is a professor of business ethics and author of a book called "corporate integrity." he says changing the culture goes beyond putting an executive on paid leave. >> what these events tell us is the kind of world that's being created by the people managing the port of oakland. report as for lawrence duncan -- mr. duncan that is eric rasmussen. we tried to reach him directly for his explanation. we're still waiting for a response. >> we are outraged. the media has exposed what we've known all along. >> what we uncovered set off a series of protest of oakland workers. workers were furious. our report put the report top officials and its board on defensive and launch a series of external and internal investigations. the port commission placed director on administrative leave. as our investigation continued, we discovered it was more than oakland port officials visiting that same private room karaoke bar. some oakland police made repeated visits to that same place. here again eric rasmussen raising question about what police officers
. >> it didn't become the issue until i saw brown water coming down. >> which is where this guy parked his car. after we alerted him of the water he walked out barefoot to move it. the slow traffic was forced northbound. the palo alto's emergency operation center is active within the past hour, in fact, i just talked to the chief about 10 minutes ago, the menlo park chief said they're worried right now about the levy in east palo alto. water is up and over the levy so they called an engineer out. thanks to those concerns the area is open. you can check back here in about 30 minutes we're going to give you an update and give you an update after what's going on right there. >>> here's another look at what the area looked like within the last few minutes you can see a lot -f watt -- a lot of water pooling on the road. the highway patrol is running breaks in the area for drivers trying to keep the drivers at slow speeds. >>> isn't the north bay the napa river a is at near flood stage. the water also opened up a sink hole. debora villalon continues our coverage in napa. >> reporter: you can see i
. >>> the passage of proposition 30 gave governor brown the extra money he wanted for california schools. now he's working on a proposal to differencevy up the funds. eats work -- divvy up the funds. >> he wants to return more accountability, authority and decision-making down to local school districts because teachers, administrators and parents have a better sense of what their local priority are than people here in sacramento do. >> the governor's proposal will be included in his new budget set to be released next month. >>> california is losing out on federal vouchers provided from the no child left behind law. according to a report in the san jose perkry news, the state was notified last friday. it requires yearly improvements in test scores and punishes districts that don't achieve the goals. state educators say the goal is realistic. . >>> adoptions between american families and russian children could soon end. now that russia's president is expected to sign a bill into law by the end of the week. ktvu's mike mibach is live in the newsroom with the effect it's having on one young woman. >
. governor jerry brown signed the law in september prohibiting gay therapy that aims to turn gay teens straight. it was supposed to go into effect january 1 but today a judge issued an emergency order putting the law on hold till the court hears full arguments. >>> president obama nominated massachusetts senator john kerry to be the next secretary of state. president obama praised him. >> over these many years he earned the respect and confidence of leaders around the world. she not going a need a lot of on the job training. he earned the respect and trust of colleagues. democrats and republicans. >> john kerry is a five term senator and the chair of the senate foreign relations committee and a war veteran. secretary of state hillary clinton could not attend the ceremony. she is recovering from the flu and a concusussion from a fall. >>> the christmas holiday began on capitol hill without an agreement reached on how to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama called on party leaders to take action before he left for his holiday vacation in hawaii. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: after s
better and governor brown wants to overhaul the state's funding system. he hopes to give them fair control of how the school operates their money in minority districts. he is expected to outline proposals in his january budget. >>> john mcafee is expected to be spending time in great britain. he posted a blog saying he is safe in the country where he grew up. he is safe in england and has been hiding from authorities in belize where he was wanted for questioning in the suspicious death of a neighbor. >>> crews are looking into a suspicious water-main break in fairfax yesterday afternoon. crews shut off traffic in the area and still no word on what caused that break. >>> the bay area is starting to see more economic growth in the text sector. it is the fastest growing industry and has added more than 11,000 jobs in the past year. retail restaurants bars and hotels and manufacturing have also seen improvements and growth is spilling into san francisco san mateo and marin counties. >>> it is 5:15 and tara is watching a problem in the north bay, tara? >>> that's right, this is at the e
brown hair. >>> they have been rescued. rescuers went out with plans to camp and what they i don't know was the avalanche was dangerous. >> the trail did not exist, we had to make our trail. >> head to report they were lost. the group had very little food and no propane and all three are in good health this morning. >>> a new plan to improve angel island is in the works. they are trying to attract more visitors. the state department will collaborate to raise money for the projects. they will use it to create more welcome signs and better park features. >> a new place to take your family. 6:26 is the time. a horrible accident in oakland and the sig alert has been lifted, tara? >> the sig alert is clear and 280 in san jose, no delay the to report. it is 6:27 here is rosemary. >>> we have steady rain coming this afternoon and this is what i do expect and we'll see by the end of the day anywhere from a quarter to an inch of rain. quarter to half inch over the central bay, a quarter inch or so over the south bay. i will have the timeline for the latest models coming up. >>> we will tip to fo
assistance. firefighters will begin using the systems in the field on january 1st. >>> governor jerry brown gave dozens of former inmates a holiday gift. on christmas eve, he pardoned 79 people who competed their sentences and had not reoffended within the last decade. most of those pardons were low- level offenses. they will be pardoned to serve on juries an in some cases own firearms. >>> under the revised three strikes law, in november, voters approved prop 36 which requires that a life sentence only be given for a third felony if it's a serious or violent crime. about 3700 prisoners may qualify for resentencing hearings and some inmates have already won their release. >>> a christmas eve storm is headed our way. rosemary will be back to tell us where and when the rain will hit. >>> and how san jose police officers are helping to spread christmas cheer. >>> here is a look at the senate bridge. you can see -- san mateo bridge. you can see traffic is moving nicely. we'll tell you about some free parking in san francisco -- coming up. >>> welcome back. san jose police are helping to make th
yesterday and. analysts say scott brown a republican is likely to run. he lost his seat two elizabeth warren. there is no clear front runner for democrats but several house representatives expected to bid. >> a ban on a count verse a therapy designed to make gay teens straight has been blocked. it was supposed to be outlawed on january 1st but an appeals court in san francisco temporarily blocked it. they said it should get a full hearing. supporters say it helps patients have normal lives while others say it's dangerous. >> deputies believe a woman and her ex-boyfriend hid his father's body for two years to keep receiving pension benefits. the body was found on december 2nd in the backyard of an apartment complex. deputies arrested the son and his ex-girlfriend earlier this week but they have been released. the da hasn't filed charges. >>> a man accused of assaulting his patients and preforming illegal procedures has been ordered to stand trial. the 49-year-old carlos guzman garza didn't have a medical license. some of his patients also say they were sexually assaulted. he faces up to 30
arrested. in a statement, the senator apologized for his actions. >>> well, governor jerry brown has checked off most of his to-do list for 2012. he still has a lot of work ahead in the new year. at the top of his agenda, a massive water infrastructure project for the sacramento-san joaquin delta and making sure the nation's first high speed rail system gets on the tracks. brown says he is excited for the new year and hopes to keep state spending under control. >>> if you've been to the gas station recently, you may have noticed prices inching up. according to aaa, many stations in the bay area have seen prices go up about 4-cents a gallon in the past week. the average cost for regular unleaded fuel in california is now at $3.54 a gallon. the increase comes after a two-month decrease at the pumps, with some stations seeing look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. t's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we kn
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